Skip to main content

Archive - News Article

September 22nd, 2012

Tell Me Your Story: Family ties brought Corps director Riolo to New England

September 23, 2012

EXETER – It hasn’t taken Mark Riolo long to realize that his new position has landed him among the best of the best.
After eight weeks as director of the Exeter Job Corps Academy, he proudly notes that in July, Exeter placed seventh out of 122 Job Corps centers nationwide.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 21st

NK touts contract savings

September 22, 2012

By TRACEY O’NEILL
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN–The North Kingstown Town Council met Monday night in regular session, moving quickly through an agenda heavily weighted in consent items. Re-convening after executive session discussion regarding Collective Bargaining with Local 1033 and Real Estate Cell Tower Lease Negotiations, the Council readily approved amendments affecting town workers both union and non-union.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Reis named Narragansett teacher of the year

September 21, 2012

NARRAGANSETT - Narragansett High School Science teacher Adam Reis has spent the last nine years educating students about the natural processes of the earth and its oceans. On Wednesday evening, School Committee members recognized him with the Narragansett Teacher of the Year award for the work he has done in and beyond the classroom.

“I am still reluctant to accept the award based on individual merits,” said Reis. “This is more about representing the groups of our school, such as the science department and the athletics department.”

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Carney to lead Firefighter's Memorial Parade

September 21, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Deputy Chief John “Jack” Carney will serve as the grand marshal of this year’s South Kingstown Firefighters Memorial Parade on Sunday, Sept. 23, as he celebrates 51 years of service.

Carney joined the fire department when he was 16-years-old. Originally from Woonsocket, he moved to South County when he was 12 and his interest in the fire service began at a young age.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council passes new parking ordinance

September 21, 2012

NARRAGANSETT - The Town Council Monday evening passed a new ordinance regarding parking on Narragansett Avenue. The ordinance was drafted in response to a lawsuit brought against the town on behalf of a group of University of Rhode Island students, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), who claimed that they were unfairly ticketed for parking violations on Narragansett Avenue last fall.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 20th

Ehrhardt declared winner after recount

September 21, 2012

By PAUL J. SPETRINI
pspetrini@ricentral.com

PROVIDENCE—Sharon Gamba paced around the State Board of Elections office Monday afternoon with pen and paper in hand and a look of determination on her face.
Staring at the five electronic ballot machines in a dimly-lit basement area where all recounts are completed, Gamba watched as vote after vote was reentered. Her hope was, simply, that at least 19 of the 1,168 ballots turned the District 32 Republican primary race against incumbent Larry Ehrhardt back in her favor.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 19th

Preview the Standard-Times today!

September 20, 2012

And the winner is ... Larry Ehrhardt.
After a long battle for the Republican nomination in the State Representative race in District 32, incumbent Ehrhardt received good news Monday when an official recount upheld his victory over political newcomer Sharon Gamba.
In this week's Standard-Times, we bring you an in-depth look at the recount and reaction from both candidates. In addition, we have the latest news on the NK Town Council's ongoing labor negotiations and bring you an exclusive look at the new monument for the National Guard at the Veterans' Cemetery in Exeter.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes